Planning news, views and insight – May 2020


This month we bring you projections on housing delivery and house prices in 2020. We also recap our Live Planning Event with Cllr Chris White from St Albans DC and provide an update from Maidstone Borough Council.

  • Is the UK Housing Delivery Doomed in 2020?
    A recent analysis conducted by the global property consultancy Knight Frank, suggested that the knock-on effects of the coronavirus will result in 56,000 fewer homes…Read More
  • A fall in house prices as lockdown continues
    The impact of the lockdown measures taken by Government to contain the spread of the coronavirus started to filter through to the housing market in April… Read more
  • Live Planning Event – Cllr Chris White, St Albans DC
    The guest of Chelgate’s third live planning event was Cllr Chis White, leader of St Albans District Council. He gave an update on the council’s emerging local plan.…Read more
  • Business is booming in Maidstone
    Chelgate has recently had the pleasure of speaking to Cllr Clive English about the measures that Maidstone Borough Council is taking to continue planning… Read more
  • A vision of the future
    The restrictions imposed on us all to counter the coronavirus have been severe and unsettling. Many have been forced to work from home, some for the very first time…. Read more

Local Plan updates
Chelgate Local brings you Local Plan updates for Aylesbury Vale, Basildon, Brentwood, Central Beds, Chelmsford, Chiltern and South Bucks, Dacorum, East Herts, Epping, Epsom and Ewell, Harlow, Medway, Milton Keynes, Mole Valley and many more…

Consultation goes contactless!

The Government has enabled councils to continue business virtually and Chelgate Local
is ready for planning to progress. For details of our new consultation package visit our website and go contactless today!

Upcoming Live Events

  • Friday, 22nd May (11am) Guildford Borough Council with Cllr Jan Harwood, Deputy Leader and Lead Councillor for Climate Change.

More details and a sign-up link will be available soon on our website.